Religious Rituals After Death

Feb 10, 2015 | Question Submission, Spirit

Question from a reader:

“Do religious rituals after death help the soul in any way?”

In reality, your soul is an aspect of God itself. It really needs no help.  For the most part, I think that religious rituals, as well as funerals and other such things are more about the people who are still here than the ones who died.

Funerals are for the living, to give them an opportunity to have closure after the death of a loved one. Prayers are certainly heard, although it’s the sentiment and the emotion behind them which is important, not necessarily what is being asked for or said.

Rituals are only symbolic of the energy that’s put into them and the intention behind them. So even the rituals themselves aren’t necessary – only the emotion. But for some people, it’s helpful to be able to anchor those emotions into physical reality through symbolic gestures.

signature

 

 

 

 

 


Got a question you want me to answer in a blog post? 

If you have a general question about spirituality, metaphysics, personal development or how those concepts apply to a specific experience or situation and you'd like me to address in a blog post, you can submit it here. When submitting your question, please be as specific as possible. If your question is in reference to a specific blog post, please include the link. 

This does not apply to questions that you would ask during a psychic reading. Please book a reading with a reputable intuitive - you can find my list of recommended people here. I also offer single card tarot readings [GET DETAILS].

 

**NOTE*** This is not the comments section. Keep scrolling! 

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Facebook      Pinterest      Twitter      Google Plus      Bloglovin      Instagram

most popular posts
[wpp]

My first reaction to the reading was WOW. Your words captured a theme woven into my life right now. The reading has emboldened me to take back my power and inspired me to research some books, get back to meditating and provided a focus.

Dina

New York

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This

Share This Article

Know some people who should read this? Share it now.

Shares